When rain stops play…

The forecast for the past weekend was supposed to be atrocious, and frankly, it was. But, Sunday morning saw a small window of opportunity, the wind had died down and the rain had eased just enough for a comfortable few hours on the river. Alex and I made our way over the river for what was our last opportunity to get on the grayling before … Continue reading When rain stops play…

Learn to fly fish at Cwm Hedd

… in aid of the Welsh Ladies fly fishing team! Linda Kilby, Lisa Povey and Renee Carlsson have put together this great opportunity for novice or experiences anglers to book a coaching session with one of the top Welsh fly fishermen – All coaches have a great knowledge base from the basics of fly tying to landing a fish, and everything in between. The event … Continue reading Learn to fly fish at Cwm Hedd

The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

For many years now I’ve been fishing small-waters throughout the winter months, getting to grips with how rainbow trout feed in the cold seasons and how they react to different methods. One thing I’ve noticed with cold water temperatures – along with a few of my fishing buddies – is that trout absolutely love Sunburst… and tied as a blob, it’s even better. From what … Continue reading The Ultimate Smallwater Fly

3 Winter trout fishing tips

When the water and air temperature drop, fishing on small waters can become tough, see the previous post why on why the cool weather may effect your fishing. But there are a few little tricks to lure rainbows into taking, when the trout get cold feet… 1. Fish deep More often than not when both the air and water temperature drops, the fish go deeper, … Continue reading 3 Winter trout fishing tips

When the water cools down…

For the last few months, fishing all over the UK has been on fire, the weather has been kind with the odd flurry of snow and a sprinkling of frost but more importantly the temperature a very manageable 7-12 degrees. The past month however it seems almost all the UK has been experiencing a colder spell – heavy snow that’s not budging from the mountain … Continue reading When the water cools down…

The Tacky Fly Box – Available from Fulling Mill

Tim Jenkins of Tacky Fly Fishing introduces Fulling Mill’s latest offering from across the pond. The Tacky Fly Box will be available from your local Fulling Mill Dealer. What does Fulling Mill say about the Tacky box? The Tacky Fly box is a tough and sleek polycarbonate box with a clear top, a magnet closure system and a patent pending silicone rubber insert. It is … Continue reading The Tacky Fly Box – Available from Fulling Mill

3 Winter Grayling Flies

Now the extremely cold snaps have arrived, you’re not doing yourself any favours fishing just one or two flies if you’re fishing for grayling – Obviously depending on the river you’re fishing this will vary, but it’s a great little tip to try if you’re not catching anything…. This cold weather means that grayling will hit the deck hard, and stay there for a considerable … Continue reading 3 Winter Grayling Flies